Stroke is caused by a blocked blood vessel or bleeding in the brain. The signs of a stroke include a sudden severe headache, weakness, numbness, vision problems, confusion, trouble walking or talking, dizziness and slurred speech.
What Are the Symptoms of a Stroke?
You should consider these symptoms warning signs and consult your health care provider:
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If you or someone with you exhibits any of the signs of stroke, do not delay because timely treatment is critical to survival and recovery.
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